Skip to main content

R Series Gas Range Convection Fan Switch Operation


  • Convection fan switch positions
  • Difference between off, on, and cool positions of convection fan switch
  • Convection fan operation with door opened or closed
  • Why does convection fan turn off when door is opened?
  • Why does convection fan continue to run when door is opened?


The R Series Gas Range convection fan switch has three positions:

  • Off: Fan will not run; intended for standard cooking.
  • On: Fan runs with the door closed but turns off when the door is opened; intended for convection cooking.
  • Cool: Fan runs continuously regardless of door position; intended to cool the oven cavity temperature down faster.

The convection fan does not function during Broil mode.

For additional information, refer to:


We're standing by with answers

Whether you're shopping for appliances or have questions about those you already own, we've got the resources you need. Talk directly to a customer care expert at the Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove service center, or connect with an appliance consultant at an official showroom near you. Get quick answers online, or reach a certified service provider or installer. And much more.


Call us at (800) 222-7820